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Quality-aware model-driven service engineering

Pahl, Claus and Boskovic, Marko and Barrett, Ronan and Hasselbring, Wilhelm (2008) Quality-aware model-driven service engineering. In: Rech, J and Bunse, C, (eds.) Model-Driven Software Development: Integrating Quality Assurance. Information Science Reference . IGI Global, pp. 400-430. ISBN 978-160566006-6

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Abstract

Service engineering and service-oriented architecture as an integration and platform technology is a recent approach to software systems integration. Quality aspects ranging from interoperability to maintainability to performance are of central importance for the integration of heterogeneous, distributed service-based systems. Architecture models can substantially influence quality attributes of the implemented software systems. Besides the benefits of explicit architectures on maintainability and reuse, architectural constraints such as styles, reference architectures and architectural patterns can influence observable software properties such as performance. Empirical performance evaluation is a process of measuring and evaluating the performance of implemented software. We present an approach for addressing the quality of services and service-based systems at the model-level in the context of model-driven service engineering. The focus on architecture-level models is a consequence of the black-box character of services.

Item Type:Book Section
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Service-oriented architecture; model-driven development; software product quality; architectural modelling; patterns; empirical performance evaluation
Subjects:Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:IGI Global
Official URL:http://www.igi-global.com
Copyright Information:© 2008 IGI Global
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:17086
Deposited On:26 Jun 2012 16:00 by Claus Pahl. Last Modified 10 Sep 2012 14:36

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